Tenor Sehoon Moon recently made a highly successful debut at the Glyndebourne Festival in summer 2018 as the Italian Singer in Der Rosenkavalier and will return to Glyndebourne for a leading role at the summer 2020 festival. In the fall of 2018, he will make his role and house debut as Alfredo in Verdi's La traviata at the Malmö Opera alongside Patricia Petibon and Rebecca Nelsen as Violetta. In February 2019, he debuts the role of Faust in a production of Gounod's opera at the Grand Theater, Poznań.
The South Korean singer was the 3rd Prize and Audience Prize Winner of the 2018 Francisco Viñas Singing Contest, and also won the 1st Prize of the Mt. Fuji Opera Competition in Japan in November 2017.
Past engagements include covering the role of Ernesto in Donizetti’s Don Pasquale at the summer 2017 Glyndebourne Festival, the role of the British delegate in Kyoto in the world premiere of Giorgio Battistelli’s opera CO2 at the Teatro alla Scala in 2015, and Fenton in Falstaff at the Royal Opera House Muscat.
Sehoon Moon joined the Accademia Teatro alla Scala in 2013 and performed in a concert at the Boshoi Theater in Moscow in 2014, hosted by the Bolshoi Academy and conducted by Tugan Sokhiev.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in opera singing at the Dankook University in Seoul in 2011, where he made his debut in the role of Alfredo Germont in La traviata as well as Rinuccio in Gianni Schicchi. That same year he was awarded the second prize at the prestigious International Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition in Austria.
South Korean tenor Sehoon Moon debuts at the Glyndebourne Festival in June as the Italian Singer in R. Strauss’ Der Rosenkavalier, and sings 9 performances through the end of the month.conitnue
Sopranos Beate Ritter and Sumi Hwang make their Glyndebourne Festival debut along with Tenor Sehoon Moon.
Sumi Hwang will sing Norina alongside Sehoon Moon’s Ernesto in Gaetano Donizetti’s Don Pasquale, whilst Beate Ritter made a successful festival debut singing Zerbinetta in Richard Strauss’ Ariadne auf Naxos.
The remaining “Don Pasquale” performance will be on July 21st 2017.